Food Industry Group Celebrates Chinese New Year!

Anna Valls (Gaviña Coffee), the new President of the Food Industry Business Roundtable (FIBR) welcomes guests at FIBR’s Annual Chinese New Year Networking Mixer in February.  Over 50 food manufacturers came together for this holiday celebration which kicks-off FIBR’s activities each year. FIBR is a non-profit business association of Food Processors in Southern California.  FIBR[…]

African American and Latino Community Members talk change at Parent and Resident Forum

In March, African American and Latino community residents participated in a social analysis of the Vernon-Central community.  They reviewed demographic data from the United States Census to learn of the demographic transition South Los Angeles and the implications it has on the Vernon-Central community.  Results of the Primary Elections for Council District (CD) 9 were[…]

CDTech Welcomes New Board Members!

CDTech is proud to announce and welcome five of Los Angeles’ best to our Board of Directors!  These great community professionals join our CDTech team as we are building capacity of people, strengthening place and creating policy to reduce poverty in low-income communities of Los Angeles: Claudia Lima, Executive Director, Los Angeles, LISC; Zahirah Mann,[…]

CDTech Parent Engagement Summit Series

On Saturday, December, 15 2012, CDTech hosted a Parent Summit focusing on residents in the 90011 zip code, otherwise known as Vernon/Central.  CDTech outreached to families involved with ParentLink and Youth Lead, as well as local apartment complexes and other community groups. The summit engaged residents in community dialogue around hope, transformation, and change in[…]

L.A. Organizing Academy (LACOA) Accepting Applications for Spring 2013!

The L.A. Community Organizing Academy (LACOA) is a program dedicated to Training generations of community organizers to work throughout Los Angeles. Participants who are accepted into the cohort will receive college credit from the classes and all tuition for the classes will be fully paid by CDTech. Spring 2013 Courses Start in February!  DEADLINE FOR[…]